The Effect of Job Characteristics on Organizational Ambidexterity: Insight from Jordan

  •  Yazan Emnawer Al haraisa    


The purpose of this study is to identify the effect of Job Characteristics on organizational ambidexterity. The study population involves Food and beverages companies listed on the Amman Stock Exchange (2020) which numbered (8) companies. The study sample includes (120) employees. The questionnaire was gathered from (100) respondents and shaped 83% as a response rate. The obtained data have been analyzed by the partial Least Squares (PLS) technique. The current study showed that all the dimensions of the Job Characteristics namely (Skills variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedback) have a positive impact on organizational ambidexterity. The study recommends increasing the job characteristics levels and the organizational ambidexterity levels in the researched companies. In addition, it recommends the future researchers complete this study on the other sectors.

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